Movie Theaters

Who Sank King Neptune?

How Dracula and I, plus streaming and multiplexes, doomed the Neptune, and what STG will do with it.

11/29/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Movie Theaters

The Neptune Theatre Sinks. STG Salvages It.

The granddaddy of Seattle’s neighborhood moviehouses will go dark in February, but not for long.

11/29/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Book Review

Sordid City: The Half-Told Saga of Seattle’s Elusive Vice King

Rick Anderson tells some great tales in ‘Seattle Vice.’ But he coulda done more.

11/23/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Film Reviews

Busy Bees Collapse; Aasif Mandvi Does Kitchen Duty.

‘The Colony’ and ’Today’s Special’ promise much, but the proof of the pudding is….

11/19/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Film Reviews

Bromance in Rome and on the Road in SIFF’s New Italian Cinema Fest

Clichés, corn, and a gritty, poetic fable of the new post-immigration Italy.

11/19/2010 By Eric Scigliano


The Holdout

Mayor Mike McGinn and the city council flex their political muscles. But can’t they all just get along?

11/19/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Take our Mayor. Please, Take our Mayor.

The News Council makes merry at the expense of five obliging hizzoners.

11/17/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Billy Got Gruff

The deadliest creature in Olympic National Park is a snowy-white vegetarian: the mountain goat.

11/15/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Art Events

Big Easy Meets the Big Berry

Bilocal brings together designers, writers, musicians, and filmmakers from NOLA and Seattle.

11/09/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Books & Authors

A City on a Sustainable Hill

Three new books contend Seattle can still teach the world a green thing or two.

11/08/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Natural Spectacle: Jane Goodall at the Fremont Studios

Washington’s Nature Conservancy celebrates the conservation movement’s triumphs in style—and laments its graying.

11/01/2010 By Eric Scigliano


The Sound of Paint Sizzling: Matt Jorgensen’s ‘Tattooed by Passion’

Abstract art meets its musical match in a local composer’s inspired new album.

10/28/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Film Review

The Not-so-Secret Importance of Jesse Bernstein

Three more nights to catch the film bio of Seattle’s hallowed poet laureate of grunge.

10/26/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Sometimes a Seawall Isn’t Just a Seawall

Message meets models in an eye-opening installation at the aquarium

10/20/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Book Reading

Time-Traveling Trail Guide

A new hiking guide tells the stories behind the terrain.

10/19/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Book Reading

Jet Blues

A new Seattlecentric account of the race to conquer the skies may not soar, but it still explores a fascinating history.

10/18/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Music Fest

Earshot Jazz Fest: Top 10 Shows

Fest director John Gilbreath gives us his personal picks for the three-week event.

10/15/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Music Festivals

The Inner Ear(shot)

John Gilbreath reveals how he came to direct Seattle’s wide-ranging jazz festival.

10/15/2010 By Eric Scigliano

Film Review

Why the Cagey Woodpecker Sings

Strange things happen when America’s favorite avian MIA returns from the dead.

10/15/2010 By Eric Scigliano


No Clear Cut Solution

Last year the city council delegated the task of drafting a permanent urban forest master plan to the Department of Planning and Development, and it established an Urban Forestry Commission to watchdog the process. It was probably inevitable that a commis

10/12/2010 By Eric Scigliano